Marie joined Ramsey Crookall & Co in 1987. She has gained a wide range of experience over the years by working in most of the Firm’s departments, including Settlements and Accounts, having initially joined as a receptionist. Marie was born in Manchester and educated on the Isle of Man. She is a dedicated and successful sports woman. Marie was Britain’s leading female road cyclist in the 1990’s representing Great Britain in the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympic games and the Isle of Man in the New Zealand and Canada Commonwealth Games. She was the first female British Cyclist to win a stage in the Women’s Tour de France. Upon retiring from cycling she went on to win a gold medal in the Inter-Island Games in 2001 in the half marathon.
In 2014 Marie was appointed as an Ambassador for the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association to help promote its vital role as a registered charity responsible for organising and raising funds for Team Isle of Man. Marie went on to raise £23,500 for the team by organising a Commonwealth Games Gala Dinner which coincided with the Queens Baton arriving on the Isle of Man ahead of the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.
More recently Marie has become a member of Isle of Man Sport. Members are appointed by the Council of Ministers for a four year period and the main tasks include:-
To act as an independent forum for the promotion & development of sports and recreation.
To provide advice and expertise to the Minister and the Department of Education and Children on all matters pertaining to sports and recreation on the Island.
Marie joined the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments as an Associate Member in 1999, was elected to membership in 2005 and in 2010 gained her Chartered Status.